The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 77 93 88
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 16 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.62% 0.61% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 0.75% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 6
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -22.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £46,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £49,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Test Strategy
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
806 931 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 81.83% 80.47% 74.37%
Number of salaries quoted 714 778 745
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Kent

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Kent

Test Strategy
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 4 £32,500 -
Dover - 3 £25,000 -
Test Strategy
South East

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Management
2 9 (56.25%) Line Management
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) People Management
3 7 (43.75%) Supplier Management
4 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
4 6 (37.50%) QA
4 6 (37.50%) HP
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) ISEB
5 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (25.00%) V-Model
6 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
6 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
6 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) LoadRunner
2 5 (31.25%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (12.50%) NUnit
4 2 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Testing Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Test Management
2 9 (56.25%) Line Management
2 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (43.75%) Mentoring
3 7 (43.75%) People Management
3 7 (43.75%) Supplier Management
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) V-Model
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 4 (25.00%) ERP
6 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 3 (18.75%) Test Planning
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (31.25%) ISEB
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
2 4 (25.00%) JD Edwards
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum + Excellent benefits
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